Tripple clamp????


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  • woodsk

Posted November 28, 2004 - 06:29 PM

#1

I'm gonna go to some fat bars (by "go to" I mean purchase 1 1/8 handlebars, not go to a bar that caters to large people) on my '04 450, so I was thinking about buying a new top clamp as well instead of just adaptors. I've never bought a aftermarket top clamp before, so my question is; is it worth the cost? I think I can get the bar position and height I want without a new top clamp, I'm not concerned about weight savings. So I just can't think of a reason for spending the money. Any thoughts?

  • patrickincc

Posted November 28, 2004 - 06:49 PM

#2

Look at Ride Engineering. I put them on my CRF 250 X, there nice and seemed to be cheaper then RG-3. There are allot of others, applied, etc.

  • patrickincc

Posted November 28, 2004 - 06:58 PM

#3

also look at http://www.brpit.com...s.html#guardpkg

  • patrickincc

Posted November 28, 2004 - 06:58 PM

#4

http://www.brpit.com...ple_clamps.html

  • mtrablue

Posted November 28, 2004 - 07:38 PM

#5

if your pretty sure you'll be happy with adapters, go for it. i went to a brp top clamp. i wanted to be able to adjust position but i also wanted to go to rubber mounted clamps.

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  • simch

Posted November 29, 2004 - 04:48 AM

#6

Aftermarket triple clamps are generally heavier than stock, but off rubber mounts, adjustability and or different offsets. If all you want is the fat bar, I would go for the adapters, a way cheaper option.

  • Treebark

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:15 AM

#7

I'm using Applied Triples can't adjust positions with them but where the cheapiest. Can't use adjustable with a scotts dampener unless you buy the right bar clamp and I had a std kit and I'm short so adjustablity wasn't a big deal. Universals are nice with the rubber mounting and adjustable but had problems with getting a set that fit my bike since the 04 YZ and WR are different size forks. I bought mine from MotoSport Outlet but can get them cheaper at BTO SPORTS . I'd check with TT store. :cry:

  • ncmountainman

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:22 AM

#8

03 yz fits 03-04 wr :cry:

  • BIGMatt

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:32 AM

#9

I bought these for my bike. A perfect fit, adjustable, and inexpensive. I added Renthal Fat Bars too.
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  • Dan_Lorenze

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:44 AM

#10

I'm selling this Protaper topclamp on ebay right now, one day left....

This topclamp is for the 00-03 YZ that slipped on to my 03 WR with no problems..

If I could give my .02 on topclamps, the adjustable ones are nice but some of them won't let you mount a dampner on them. You might not want to use a dampner on your bike now but might want to in the future.

  • Jackazz

Posted November 29, 2004 - 08:51 AM

#11

I'm using Applied Triples can't adjust positions with them but where the cheapiest...


Hey Treebark, I'm not 100% sure, as it's been awhile since I mounted mine, but if I remember correctly, there are two available positions for the bar mounts, one stock, & one farther forward, depending on which way you install the bar mounts.




 
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